Sequestro (kidnapping) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Sequestro (kidnapping) Reviews

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September 14, 2010
With its vérité footage and synthesized score, Sequestro at times plays like a non-trashy episode of Cops.
September 13, 2010
Sequestro is terrifying and clear-headed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 10, 2010
Filming over four years and tracking several cases, the Brazilian director Jorge W. Atalla favors a fevered shooting style that's repetitious and disorienting but also effortlessly dramatic.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 9, 2010
...a brilliant examination of the horror of kidnapping, showing the real life victims and their families at the time of their anguish; hard to forget.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 9, 2010
Sequestro is a tremendous feat of inspired structuring and editing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 9, 2010
There are riveting moments, especially in tastefully shot interviews with former captives, who quietly describe their physical and psychological torture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 13, 2010
Ultimately electrifying, both in what it reveals and how it reveals it.
August 10, 2010
Though marred by repetition, this film is a four-year labor of love graphically dramatizing the kidnapping industry in Sao Paulo.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 8, 2010
Although Atalla surely couldn't have intended to desensitize viewers, Sequestro comes very close to exhausting them.
September 7, 2010
Much of Sequestro looks, basically, like COPS.
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